ABOUT ME - My name is Amy and I'm a birder living in central Florida. On this blog I post book and birding product reviews as well as birder gift ideas and announcements related to my birder gift shop on this site. I also have a personal birding blog called Powered By Birds.

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Bird blog & online contests for September 2011

Posted on September 5th, 2011 in Contest, Giveaway

Here’s a list of current (as of September 5th) blog & online contests by birders, for birders, and/or offering bird- or birder-themed prizes. Click on the links to learn more, check eligibility, and enter to win! If you are running a contest or know of something that should be added to this list, let me know by leaving a comment or sending me an email. This is a monthly post appearing on the first Monday of every month. I will add any updates I find during the month as a comment on this post. If you’d like to stay updated, you can subscribe to the comment RSS feed for this post.


The blog iheartcrafts is giving away a set of Great Horned Owl earrings and necklace. Enter by September 14th; see the contest post for details.

Two-Fisted Birdwatcher is giving away a blog-branded hoodie. Find this month’s hidden bird (Great Blue Heron) to be eligible for the drawing. This regular giveaway usually ends by the end of the month, so submit your answer before September is over! See the contest page for details.

Swarovski is again hosting a Digiscoper of the Year contest. Prizes include Swarovski fleece jackets and optical gear. Prizes will be awarded monthly; enter by September 30th for the overall contest. See the contest website for more information.

ONGOING CONTESTS of interest to birders

BirdWatching Magazine runs a Photo of the Week Contest. Check out the Photo of the Week page to find out how to enter. Prizes include gear from Zeiss optics.

Duncraft hosts a caption contest on Facebook every week. Become a fan of Duncraft to see each contest posting. Enter to win a $10.00 Duncraft Gift Coupon. New caption contests start each Monday.

Each month the Birds & Blooms website runs the Where’s Webster? contest. Find Webster the duck on the website and enter to win. Prizes vary and the contest runs month to month.

The Eagle Optics Email Contest is ongoing for anyone subscribed to their newsletter. A new winner is chosen every month and prizes vary. Click here for details.

Sep 6, 2011
1:23 pm
#1 Amy wrote:

Princeton University Press is giving away a copy of The Atlas of Birds. Simply “like” PUP on Facebook to enter; see more details here. Book giveaways occur each week; this one ends on Friday, September 9th.

Sep 29, 2011
7:49 pm
#2 Amy wrote:

You can register to win an iPod Touch & Audubon app from Bird Watcher’s Digest. The drawing will be held on October 3, 2011.

Sep 29, 2011
7:49 pm
#3 Amy wrote:

You can register to win an Extreme Optics Makeover from Bird Watcher’s Digest. Hurry, contest ends September 30, 2011.

Sep 29, 2011
7:49 pm
#4 Amy wrote:

Take a quiz to enter Bird Watcher’s Digest giveaway for a birding excursion to Trinidad and Tobago. Hurry, the contest ends on September 30, 2011.

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